Republicans endorse two local candidates for county office

The Yamhill County Republican Party announced two endorsements July 16 for the upcoming November election. For the remaining Board of Commissioner chair, Stan Primozich was the “clear choice.”

“He has been an outstanding member of our community and would be a great addition to our Board of Commissioners,” Alaina Conroy, party secretary said in a press release.

In a new move, the party also endorsed sheriff candidate Tim Casey.

“Our membership has decided that we should be endorsing Republican candidates for nonpartisan offices,” said Party Chairman Al LeMay. “We began that process tonight with the vote to endorse Tim Casey for Yamhill County sheriff.”

Medicare presentation to take place at Chehalem Senior Center

A Medicare and You presentation will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. July 30 at Chehalem Senior Center, 101 W. Foothills Drive.

The presentation will explain how Medicare works, in addition to other related topics such as assistance for low-income people and how to detect and report Medicare waste, fraud and abuse.

It will be led by a Certified Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance program member and Senior Medicare Patrol Counselor.

Walk-ins are welcome, but attendees are asked to make reservations by calling 503-537-9404.

PNMC will give a presentation on coping with death

Providence Newberg Medical Center is offering a presentation on coping in the weeks and months following the death of a loved one.

The presentation will last for one hour starting at 1 p.m. July 31.

Due to room capacity attendees are asked to register beforehand.

For more information and to register, call Anne Kister at 503-215-4636.

Newberg Community Band will perform Aug. 17 in amphitheater

The Newberg Community Band will host a free summer concert starting at 7 p.m. Aug. 17 at the George Fox Uni­ver­sity amphitheater. Chairs and blankets are recommended as the concert is outdoors. Music will include audience favorites, marches and other genres.

For more information, visit

Get your bracelets for the Old Fashioned Festival carnival

Advance all day ride bracelets for the Old Fashioned Festival carnival are available at the Newberg Fire Department, Nap’s Thriftway, Newberg Public Library and the Chehalem Valley Chamber of Commerce for $25, which includes two game tokens. Presale ends Wednesday. Ride bracelets at the carnival are $30 with no game tokens.

Dundee has opening for vacant position on planning commission

The city of Dundee is accepting applications for a vacated spot on the city planning commission. The position expires in December 2017.

In order to be appointed, applicants must have a minimum one year of residency, although the City Council can appoint one planning commission member who is a non-resident but who owns property for at least a year prior to appointment.

The deadline to submit applications is 5 p.m. July 29. Applications are available via the city’s website at, in person at City Hall or by mail by calling 503-538-3922.

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